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Wednesday | Northern Michigan News

Cadillac man receives jail in high-speed motorcycle chase

A Cadillac man has been sentenced to four days in jail for leading police on a chase that the prosecuting attorney said a Michigan State trooper described as "one of the worst chases he had ever seen."

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Related Topix: Wexford County, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Ten candidates hope to represent 104th district in Michigan House

The August 5th primary has a record-setting eight candidates hoping to represent the Republican Party in the general election for the 104th district seat in the Michigan house.

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Related Topix: US News

ClickOnDetroit

Ex-prosecutor accused of trying to have lawyer killed

In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Leelanau County, MI, Traverse City, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Former N. Michigan prosecutor accused of murder-for-hire

In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Leelanau County, MI, Lottery, Traverse City, MI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Bikers hit the road to benefit Father Fred Foundation

The Northern Chapter of the Harley Owners Group has been sponsoring the event for 22 years, and they've raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the Father Fred Foundation since it began.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Beach Bums and veteran coalition hoping to solve money dispute

The Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Department is investigating allegations that the Traverse City Beach Bums withheld proceeds from the Grand Traverse Area Veteran Coalition.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

MLive.com

Accused Traverse City murder-for-hire lawyer backpedals on plan to defend himself

A northern Michigan lawyer accused of soliciting the murder of another attorney has opted for independent counsel after initially planning to represent himself.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Leelanau County, MI

MLive.com

Accused Traverse City murder-for-hire lawyer backpedals on plan to defend himself

A Northern Michigan lawyer accused of soliciting the murder of another attorney has opted for independent counsel after initially planning to represent himself.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Leelanau County, MI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

MLive.com

Homeless man accused of beating another man to death in Traverse City

Prosecutors Thursday issued charges against a homeless man accused of beating another homeless man to death in downtown Traverse City.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

UpNorthLive.com

Health officials advise no contact with water above waist in Sayler Park

The Grand Traverse County Health Department released Thursday a water advisory for no contact above waist for Sayler Park due to high E. coli levels.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

County and township agree to help fund road project

Officials in Grand Traverse County met Wednesday night to discuss improvements to LaFranier Road, and how the Grand Traverse County Road Commission can afford to do a complete project on the road, rather than just a part of it.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

JD Journal

Attorney Clarence Gomery Charged with Homicide-Solicitation of Murder

On Monday morning, Clarence Gomery was arraigned on a felony charge of homicide- solicitation of murder , according to UpNorthLive.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Leelanau County, MI

MLive.com

Arrest made in death of man found beaten under downtown Traverse City bridge

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a homeless man whose body was found under a bridge in downtown Traverse City during the National Cherry Festival.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Life, Food, Food Festival

Mon Jul 14, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Lawyer 'saddened' by charges against Clarence Gomery

Clarence Gomery is normally in court to defend a client, but the tables were turned Monday as he faced charges of homicide-solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Michigan State University, Leelanau County, MI

MLive.com

Murder-for-hire plot involving former Traverse City prosecutor unraveled quickly

Authorities moved quickly this weekend after a man allegedly solicited by a Traverse City attorney to kill a fellow lawyer contacted police with details of the murder-for-hire plot.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Leelanau County, MI

UpNorthLive.com

Deputies investigating threat to blow up 5/3 Bank in Grand Traverse County

A threat was made to blow up the 5/3 Bank at 2425 Holiday Rd. in East Bay Twp. on Monday at 12:15 p.m. According to the Grand Traverse Sheriff deputies, a bank customer grew upset per phone conversation with a bank employee and made a threat to blow up the bank.

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Northern Michigan News

Michigan lawyer charged in solicitation of murder

A northern Michigan lawyer has been charged with solicitation of murder after authorities say he tried to pay a man $20,000 to kill another attorney.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Detroit News

Traverse City man sentenced for embezzling money from hospital

Traverse City -- A former food service manager at Munson Medical Center will spend six months in jail for embezzling money from the Traverse City hospital.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

New York Daily News

Michigan couple busted for abusing and torturing 4-year-old girl

Joseph Franks, 30, and 27-year-old girlfriend, Andrea Limon, were arrested at their Long Lake Township home on Tuesday - almost three months after the malnourished toddler was found in the house.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Phil Power: Cherry season great, glorious part of summer

We've survived the Fourth of July, and we are entering cherry season, one of the great glories of summer in Michigan.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Elk Rapids, MI, Traverse City, MI, Agriculture, Science, Recipes, Opinion

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